Category Archives: Graphic biography

Hawking – by Jim Ottaviani, illustrated by Leland Myrick

   Hawking – by Jim Ottaviani, illustrated by Leland Myrick, First Second, 9781626720251, 2019  Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 5 Format: Hardcover Genre: Graphic novel, biography What did you like about the book?  Feels like quality! … Continue reading

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Before They Were Authors: Famous Writers as Kids by Elizabeth Haidle

   Before They Were Authors: Famous Writers as Kids by Elizabeth Haidle, Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 9781328801531, 2019 Format: Hardcover Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 5 What did you like about the book: “What makes a … Continue reading

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Satchel Paige: Striking Out Jim Crow by James Sturm & Rich Tommaso

Satchel Paige: Striking Out Jim Crow (The Center for Cartoon Studies Presents) by James Sturm & Rich Tommaso, with an introduction by Gerald Early. Disney/Jump at the Sun, 2019. 2nd hardcover ed. 9781368022323 Format: Hardcover Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or … Continue reading

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Lost Soul, Be at Peace – written and illustrated by Maggie Thrash

      Lost Soul, Be at Peace – written and illustrated by Maggie Thrash, Candlewick Press, 9780763694197, 2018 Format: Hardcover Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 5 What did you like about the book?  Three years after the publication of Honor Girl, … Continue reading

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Lighter Than My Shadow by Katie Green

   Lighter Than My Shadow by Katie Green, Lion Forge/ROAR, 2017. ISBN: 978-1-941302-41-5 Format:  graphic novel/Memoir Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a starred review) 5 Genre: memoir What did you like about the book? This book is an honest … Continue reading

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I Am Gandhi: A Graphic Biography of a Hero by Brad Meltzer, illustrated by 25 acclaimed artists

  I Am Gandhi: A Graphic Biography of a Hero (Ordinary People Change the World) by Brad Meltzer, illustrated by 25 acclaimed artists. Dial, 2018.  9780525552727 Format: Hardcover Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 5 What did … Continue reading

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